Good Comics for Kids
September 16, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This is why I wrote IT ALL COMES BACK TO YOU: to show South Asian Muslim teens who are finally able to break the silence—and that ultimately, the most important lesson any teen can learn is that despite those who pretend otherwise, we’re human, flaws and all.
September 7, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description At a time when we are all asking questions about identity, grief, and how to stand up for what is right, this book by the author of A Thousand Questions will hit home with young readers who love Hena Khan and Varian Johnson—or anyone struggling to understand recent U.S. history and how it still affects […]
September 1, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
"In my book YUSUF AZEEM IS NOT A HERO, I explore many aspects of a post 9/11 world and how they affected my community."
May 7, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
I particularly value this story for showing how complex making a new friend can be, but showing characters who push through their discomfort and hesitations to make a real connection.
October 29, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Guest blogger Sanya reviews this debut sci-fi title and is grateful, as a Muslim girl, to see this sort of representation in a non-contemporary setting.
June 6, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
As much about finding yourself as it is about finding love, this smart, feminist story shows that expectations shouldn't dictate the future.
May 21, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
In a moving essay, Jasmine Warga shares about her uncle Abdalla, her trips to Jordan, identity, and writing a new story.
March 8, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description In the vein of Inside Out and Back Again and The War That Saved My Life comes a poignant, personal, and hopeful tale of India’s partition, and of one girl’s journey to find a new home in a divided country It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries: Pakistan and […]
January 23, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description In this unforgettable debut novel, an Indian-American Muslim teen copes with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape. American-born seventeen-year-old Maya Aziz is torn between worlds. There’s the proper one her parents expect for their good Indian daughter: attending a college close to their […]
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